Chester in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
has been listed in the
Of Historic Places
on Lot 20 deeded to
John & Samuel Lybarger
Jean Baptiste Montreuil
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 37° 54.261′ N, 89° 49.731′ W. Marker is in Chester, Illinois, in Randolph County. Marker is on Chestnut Street west of West Taylor Street (Illinois Route 150), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 Chestnut St, Chester IL 62233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Statehood of Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Ham Gravy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cole Oyl (approx. 0.2 miles away); Toar (approx. ¼ mile Thomas Mather (approx. ¼ mile away); Popeye (approx. 0.3 miles away); Port of Chester, Illinois Welcoming Mississippi River Travelers since 1829 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The River Boats (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Also see . . . Frederick Weistar House on Wikipedia. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places (#100002573) on June 15, 2018. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.